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Bulgaria Wages: Minimum and Average

Bulgaria Wages Data

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 332 EUR/Month | 402.01 USD/Month 1Q/21
Wages 1500 BGN/Month | 928.666 USD/Month Mar/21
Wages High Skilled 1280 BGN/Month | 738.195 USD/Month 2018
Wages in Manufacturing 1240 BGN/Month | 767.697 USD/Month Dec/20
Wages Low Skilled  600 BGN/Month | 346.029 USD/Month 2018


Latest data on Minimum Wages (EUR/Month)

Minimum Wages
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (EUR/Month)

What is minimum wage in Bulgaria?

  • Minimum Wages in Bulgaria increased to 332 EUR/Month (402.01 USD/Month) in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum rate of minimum wage for employees was 332 EUR/Month and minimum was 31.19 EUR/Month.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (EUR/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
332 1Q/21 05.02.2021
312 3Q/20 25.08.2020
286 4Q/19 20.01.2020
286 2Q/19 03.04.2019
260.76 4Q/18 22.08.2018
260 2Q/18 19.06.2018
235.2 4Q/17 19.01.2018
235.2 2Q/17 11.08.2017


Historical Chart by presidents (EUR/Month)

Minimum Wages in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Rumen Radev 22.01.2017 - 235.2000 260.0000 260.7600 235.2000 10.54%


Latest data on Wages (BGN/Month)

Wages
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

What is average wage in Bulgaria?

  • Average Wages in Bulgaria increased to 1500 BGN/Month (928.666 USD/Month) in March 2021. The maximum rate of average wage for employees was 1500 BGN/Month and minimum was 30 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1500 Mar/21 15.05.2021
1468 Dec/20 13.02.2021
1397 Sep/20 14.11.2020
1355 Jun/20 15.08.2020
1321 Mar/20 16.05.2020
1349 Dec/19 15.02.2020
1266 Sep/19 16.11.2019
1253 Jun/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Rumen Radev 22.01.2017 - 1036.0000 1107.0000 1123.0000 1027.0000 6.85%


Latest data on Wages High Skilled (BGN/Month)

Wages High Skilled
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

How much is average wage for high skilled employees in Bulgaria?

  • Average wages for high skilled employees in Bulgaria increased to 1280 BGN/Month (738.195 USD/Month). The maximum level was 1280 BGN/Month and minimum was 826 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1280 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages High Skilled in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages in Manufacturing (BGN/Month)

Wages in Manufacturing
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

How much is average wage in manufacturing in Bulgaria?

  • Average wages in manufacturing sector in Bulgaria decreased to 1240 BGN/Month (767.697 USD/Month). The maximum level was 1253 BGN/Month and minimum was 201 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
1240 Dec/20 17.02.2021
1233 Sep/20 17.11.2020
1200 Jun/20 19.08.2020
1162 Mar/20 15.07.2020
1165 Dec/19 17.02.2020
1140 Sep/19 26.11.2019
1116 Jun/19 29.10.2019
1111 Mar/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages in Manufacturing in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Wages Low Skilled  (BGN/Month)

Wages Low Skilled 
                     Bulgaria - Historical Data (BGN/Month)

How much is average wage for low skilled employees in Bulgaria?

  • Average wages for low skilled employees in Bulgaria increased to 600 BGN/Month (346.029 USD/Month). The maximum level was 600 BGN/Month and minimum was 472 BGN/Month.
  • Data published Yearly by Wageindicator Foundation.

Historical Data (BGN/Month) by years

Data
Period
Date
600 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (BGN/Month)

Wages Low Skilled  in Bulgaria by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Bulgaria

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2021 64.33 64.25
Unemployment Rate Apr/21 6.1 % 6.5
Job Vacancies 4Q/20 14.962 K 18.818
Labor Force Participation Rate 1Q/21 54.9 % 55.8
Living Wage Individual 2018 389.282 USD/Month 389.282

Wages in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria 2019 3447.357 USD/Month 3351.698
Ireland 1Q/21 4204.153 USD/Month 4092.753
Luxembourg 2019 6644.064 USD/Month 6573.833
Spain 4Q/20 2495.611 USD/Month 2251.014
Iceland 2019 5713.007 USD/Month 5540.384
Norway 4Q/20 5759.706 USD/Month 5638.436
Belarus Apr/21 559.737 USD/Month 554.532
Belgium 2016 3849.76 USD/Month 3801.21
Bulgaria Mar/21 928.666 USD/Month 885.947
Croatia Mar/21 1153.365 USD/Month 1137.206
Cyprus 4Q/20 2745.051 USD/Month 2317.612
Czech Republic 1Q/21 1682.433 USD/Month 1836.921
Denmark 2019 6934.334 USD/Month 6794.971
Estonia 1Q/21 1783.617 USD/Month 1834.474
Euro Area 4Q/20 2301.871 USD/Month 2271.599
Finland 4Q/20 4383.363 USD/Month 4365.199
France 2017 3734.334 USD/Month 3660.471
Germany 4Q/20 4883.453 USD/Month 4816.855
Hungary Mar/21 1473.318 USD/Month 1397.612
Italy 2019 3029.606 USD/Month 2990.858
Latvia Mar/21 1128.534 USD/Month 1053.46
Lithuania 1Q/21 1836.895 USD/Month 1845.371
Macedonia Mar/21 832.394 USD/Month 824.623
Malta 4Q/20 156.909 USD/Month 154.992
Moldova 1Q/21 478.294 USD/Month 500.376
Montenegro Apr/21 956.59 USD/Month 950.536
Poland 1Q/21 1528.434 USD/Month 1467.91
Portugal 2019 1438.518 USD/Month 1417.933
Romania Apr/21 1428.424 USD/Month 1423.748
Russia Mar/21 762.637 USD/Month 707.672
Serbia Mar/21 676.203 USD/Month 645.038
Slovakia Mar/21 1492.989 USD/Month 1375.536
Slovenia Mar/21 2433.827 USD/Month 2356.332
Sweden Mar/21 3503.622 USD/Month 3542.123
Switzerland 2019 7022.703 USD/Month 6960.319
Ukraine Apr/21 499.171 USD/Month 501.714
United Kingdom Aug/19 2798.54 USD/Month
Albania 1Q/21 553.958 USD/Month 543.397
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mar/21 956.977 USD/Month 927.713
Kosovo Dec/18 558.79 USD/Month 559.9